|World Series Champions:
||St. Louis Cardinals
|Superbowl I Champions:
||Green Bay Packers (FIRST
|Stanley Cup Champs:
||Toronto Maple Leafs
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||Jack Newcombe/Billie Jean King
||John Newcombe/Billie Jean King
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, Audrey Hepburn, Diana Rigg,
Annette Funicello, Barbara Feldon, Yvonne Craig, Jane Fonda
||"What we have here is a failure to communicate"
- Strother Martin in 'Cool Hand Luke'
"We rob banks."
- Warren Beatty, as Clyde Barrow, in 'Bonnie and Clyde'
"Because I’m worth it"
"Our repairmen are the loneliest guys in town"
- Maytag Appliances
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me... aren't you?"
- Dustin Hoffman in 'The Graduate'
"They call me MISTER TIBBS"
- Sidney Poitier, in 'In The Heat Of The Night'
- Walter Brooke, in 'The Graduate'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Lyndon B. Johnson
||Jane Jayroe (Lavern, OK)
||Sylvia Hitchcock (Alabama) / Cheryl Patton (Florida)
||In spite of what you may still hear today, Walt Disney
was not frozen right after his death in late 1966.
Airplane Celebrity Death: Otis Redding
Automobile Celebrity Death: Jayne Mansfield
Countercultural icon Abbie Hoffman led a group of anticapitalists to the
New York Stock
where they dropped dollar bills from the balcony onto the floor as
traders scrambled to retrieve the cash. He also led a group of 50,000
people and tried to levitate the Pentagon with their combined psychic
The Doors earned a lifetime ban from the Ed Sullivan show after
agreeing to censor the lyrics to their hit "Light My Fire," but ended up
singing the original lyrics anyway.
handheld calculator invented.
The largest Emerald, the 'Gachala Emerald' was found. It weighs in at
Rolling Stone began publication.The first issue sold about 5,000
Having been tested in a few outlets, 7-11's Slurpees became avaiable
in all locations in 1967.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1967: $42,000
South African doctor Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart
||Ouija board (from Parker Brothers)
|1st appearances & 1967's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
||Kerplunk, Johnny Astro, TALKING G.I. Joe action figures,
Mega Bloks, Newton's cradle, Uncle Fester's Mystery Light Bulb, Lit-Brite,
Ants in the Pants Game
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||In the Heat of the Night
|1967 Most Popular TV shows:
|1. The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
2. The Lucy Show (CBS)
3. Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS)
4. Gunsmoke (CBS)
5. Family Affair (CBS)
6. Bonanza (NBC)
7. The Red Skelton Show (CBS)
8. The Dean Martin Show (NBC)
9. The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS)
10. Bewitched (ABC)
Number One Songs
|December 31, 1966 - February 17, 1967:
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
February 18 - March 3:
Kind Of A Drag - The Buckinghams
March 4 - March 10:
Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
March 11 - March 17:
Love is Here and Now You're Gone - The Supremes
March 18 - March 24:
Penny Lane - The Beatles
March 25 - April 14:
Happy Together - The Turtles
April 15 - May 12:
Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra
May 13 - May 19:
The Happening - The Supremes
May 20 - June 2:
Groovin' - The Young Rascals
June 3 - June 30:
Respect - Aretha Franklin
July 1 - July 28:
Windy - The Association
July 29 - August 28:
Light My Fire - The Doors
August 19 - August 25:
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
August 26 - September 22:
Ode To Billy Joe - Bobbie Gentry
September 23 - October 20:
The Letter - Box Tops
October 21 - November 24:
To Sir With Love - Lulu
November 25 - December 1:
Incense And Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock
December 2 - December 29:
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
December 30, 1967 - January 19, 1968:
Hello Goodbye - The Beatles
What Important Events Happened in 1967?
|In 1967, the number of American troops in Vietnam increased
|Boxer Mohamed Ali was stripped of his world championship for
refusing to join the US Army.|
|Israel went to war with Syria, Egypt and Jordan in the six
|Twiggy, the British fashion model was born, bringing in
shorter skirts and paper clothing. |